How to Date a Watch in 16 Steps

One of the most common questions that vintage watch collectors ask is: when was my watch made? Sometimes this question can be answered immediately and sometimes it takes a bit more work. In this [...]


FAQ: Are Vintage Watches Waterproof?

In this article of our FAQ series, we want to talk about an issue that crosses the mind of pretty much every potential or new vintage watch owner. Are vintage watches waterproof? If you want to [...]


Period Correct Watch Bands – 1940s & 1950s

I have seen many people asking, what band would their watch originally have been sold on. The truth is: unless you can find the original advertisement or catalog entry for your watch, there’s no [...]


The Eterna KonTiki – A True Tool Watch

In 1947, Thor Heyerdahl, a Norwegian explorer, along with five crew members set out on a journey from South America to Polynesia on a wooden raft. They set out to prove the possibility of contact [...]

Current Trends in the Vintage Watch Market 2018

The vintage watch market is very healthy. Prices for vintage watches have gone up (a lot) in general but it’s impossible to talk about every available watch. Instead, I’ve selected [...]